Simple tests for minerals : or, Every man his own analyst / by Joseph Campbell

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Campbell, Joseph
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SIMPLE TESTS FOR MINERALS OF EVERY MAN HIS OWN ANALYST 1
SIMPLE TESTS FOR MINERALS OR EVERY MAN HIS OWN ANALYST 5
PREFACE TO THE FOURTH EDITION. 7
CONTENTS. 9
INTRODUCTION. 13
CHAPTER I. THE CONSTITUTION OF MATTER. 15
CHAPTER II. CRYSTALLOGRAPHY 23
CHAPTER III. THREE TESTS FOR MINERALS. 26
CHAPTER IV. FLAME COLORATION AND GLASS TUBE TESTS. 33
GLASS TUBE TEST. 35
CHAPTER V. THE BLOWPIPE FLAME. 38
EXPERIMENT. THE REDUCING AND OXIDISING FLAMES. 40
CHAPTER VI. BLOWPIPE ANALYSIS. 44
REDUCTION TEST. 49
CHAPTER VII. WET TESTS. 57
EXPERIMENTAL TEST. 62
ESTIMATION OF THE PERCENTAGE OF SILVER AND OTHER METALS. 65
GOLD—AU. 69
PLATINUM,—PT., AND IRIDOSMINE. 78
DESCRIPTION OF SILVER ORES. 79
SILVER,—AG. 79
MERCURY—HG. 85
COPPER—CU. 86
BISMUTH-BI. 90
GRAPHITE OR PLUMBAGO-G. 92
LEAD-PB. 93
ANTIMONY-SB. 96
ZINC-ZN. 97
TIN-SN. 100
COBALT-CO. 102
NICKEL-NI. 103
IRON-FE. 104
ARSENIC-AS. 108
MANGANESE-MN. 109
MOLYBDENUM-MO. 111
TUNGSTEN(WOLFRAM)-W. 111
TITANIUM-TI. 113
URANIUM-U. 113
TELLURIUM-TE. 114
ALUMINIUM.-AL. 117
MAGNESIUM-MG. 119
THORIUM-TH. 119
CALCIUM. 120
BARIUM. 121
ASBESTOS. 122
HYDROCARBON COMPOUNDS. COAL, &C. 123
MICA. 123
TO TEST THE HEATING POWER OF COAL. 125
CLAY. 127
CHAPTER VIII. PRECIOUS STONES. "THE FLOWERS OF THE MINERAL KINGDOM." 130
DESCRIPTION OF PRECIOUS STONES. 132
CHAPTER IX. SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL TESTS GIVEN IN THIS WORK. 142
SUMMARY OF TESTS FOR PRECIOUS STONES. 148
PART II. ON ROCKS. 150
TABULAR ARRANGEMENT OF ROCKS AND ROCK SYSTEMS. 152
DESCRIPTION OF ROCKS. 161
SEDIMENTARY ROCKS. 162
IGNEOUS ROCKS. 163
VOLCANIC ROCKS. 166
METAMORPHIC ROCKS. 168
APPENDIX. ARRANGEMENT OF MINERAL COLLECTIONS. 171
INDEX. 177
CAMPBELL’S PROSPECTOR’S BOX 186

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